Posts Tagged Europe

Dukurs races to 5th World Cup skeleton win this season

LA PLAGNE, France (AP) — Martins Dukurs of Latvia posted his fifth victory of the season in the skeleton World Cup to win a sixth straight European title on Friday.

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Cilic delays return again, withdraws from Zagreb Indoors

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — Defending champion Marin Cilic says he is withdrawing from the Zagreb Indoors because of the lingering right shoulder injury which also forced him to miss the Brisbane International and Australian Open.

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Economic woes force Russia’s Olympic hopefuls to stay home

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian athletes will have to scale back their training plans for next year’s Olympics in Brazil because of the country’s economic crisis, deputy sports minister Yuri Nagornykh said on Friday.

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Radionova leads Russia 1-2-3 in European figure skating

Elena Radionova, of Russia, reacts after receiving the results for her short program during the European Figure Skating championships in Stockholm, Sweden, on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Elena Radionova led a Russian sweep of the top three in the short program at the European figure skating championships on Thursday, in a performance she said was something of an emotional watershed.

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Film ‘Red Army’ uses hockey as window into Soviet history

TORONTO (AP) — Audiences understand early on that “Red Army” is more than just a film about hockey.

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